[PATCH] This patch adds support for a STM32H7 variation

Robin Müller robin.mueller.m at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 12:00:43 UTC 2021


I can test the new BSP variant on my Nucleo board. Let me know when you
have pushed the changes.

Kind Regards

On Sun, 10 Jan 2021 at 01:02, Chris Johns <chrisj at rtems.org> wrote:

> On 9/1/21 7:49 am, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> > On 08/01/2021 15:30, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> >> On Fri, Jan 8, 2021 at 6:58 AM Robin Müller <robin.mueller.m at gmail.com
> >> <mailto:robin.mueller.m at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >>
> >> Are they really 12 BSPs or just build variants of this one BSP family?
> >>
> >> If just variants, I have come full circle on how I feel about having
> lots of
> >> BSP variants. I have seen multiple cases over the past few months where
> a new
> >> user only realized their board was supported because it shows up as a
> variant
> >> or it was explicitly mentioned in the user facing documentation by
> model.
> >> Either we explicitly have a variant with the model name or the list of
> models
> >> is in the guide with explicit instructions on how to build for them. We
> have
> >> the precedence on the Leon3 that we added variants to match specific
> hardware
> >> because it simplified the presentation to users. Little practical
> difference
> >> in the code but it makes a better user presentation.
> >>
> >> I know adding variants adds time to the full build sweep but I no
> longer care.
> >> It is just more time in the background on fast servers. None of us are
> killing
> >> time waiting for all the BSPs to do a test build.
> It does effect testing and also releases unless we can tie the build logs
> to the
> code stability. Filtering the build logs is possible with some scripting
> and
> procmail but it is another task someone needs to do before it becomes
> useful.
> Is it possible to determine from the build configuration which BSPs are
> functionally equivalent? We could then minimise the build set and testing
> >> The important thing is that search engines find the board someone is
> searching
> >> for and find that RTEMS supports it. This is the only
> marketing/advertising we
> >> have as a project. I think we have to be conscious that Google indexes
> our
> >> manuals and that if we support something, putting it in the
> documentation both
> >> helps users and helps market RTEMS.
> > Good, I was about to write something similar. Adding a BSP variant is
> simple.
> Yes having the boards supported listed is a good thing.
> Chris
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